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FOX News
Aug 5, 2009 1:00pm EDT
thank you for joining us. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- martha: this is the "live desk." i am martha maccallum. trace: i am trace gallagher. this is where the news begins. if you swing over here, this is the foreign desk covering the globe. every single picture that comes into fox news channel comes in right here along the media desk. here on the "live desk" we begin with break-in news. martha: disturbing new information on what may have motivated a shooting spree at a pennsylvania health club. a man shot and killed a three women during the wounded nine others when he opened fire in an aerobics class in pennsylvania. >> a lot of people started running around. i took off my headphones and i kept hearing boom, boom, boom. i heard about 30 shots. i started ducking down. i got out as fast as i could. i helped carry out one girl who was shot in the thigh. she kept saying she was going to die. it is crazy stuff. i am in shock. martha: the shooter was keeping a block ofblog the detailed his hatred of women.
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 8:00am EDT
. i'm betty nguyen. >> hello. i'm t.j. holmes. grad you could start your day with us. the president is talking about what he calls the myths about his health care plan. >> and then what to do with the prisoners at guantanamo bay. there is outrage from some communities saying no, no, not in our backyard. >> also this morning a story that's rocking the sports world right now. >> take a good look, folks. >> people are wondering is this a male or female athlete. it's a crazy key bait going on right now about that international track star's gender. we're going to get into that story this morning. >> but first we want to talk about big bad bill. hurricane bill, whips up powerful waves. look at this. actually some dangerous rip currents passing between bermuda and the east coast of the mainland u.s. although it's not going to hit the main land, we are told, though, it is bringing 150-mile-per-hour winds and offshore waves up to 20-feet high. there are warnings out there today for boaters. also u.s. beaches are a little jammed this weekend because it's one of the last weekends of the summer
FOX News
Aug 23, 2009 3:00am EDT
to have him here with us always on the show. i want to say thank foss all the people behind the scenes who make this thing work. a special thanks this week to the staff over in jerusalem. they were wonderful to work with. from the staff and crew of huckabee let >> you came up with other genes that do things more than week. others featured dr. quack and all that blank lines in the jungle. that was for me i want to see the man. >> a great saturday. >> julie: you can see from short but you know it's out there. hurricane building north and we're tracking its every move. i am julie banderas and where life as fox reports tonight. is release sparked outrage. a convicted terrorist with the blood of more than 200 people on his hands now free and celebrated as a hero back home. tonight, one of america's closest allies rejects the accusations that it struck a deal to free the lockerbie bomber and reaction from the former leader of the investigation, here in the u.s. >> a present inferno. fire consumes a kentucky prison in the midst of a massive riots. now investigators want to know how
FOX News
Aug 23, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the death book. a 52-page pamphlet the department of veterans affairs is using right now in end of life counseling for the nation's 24 million veterans. we will talk with jim touhy, former director of faith based initiatives in the bush administration who broke the story. then we turn to tammy duckworth. miss duckworth insisted on being interviewed separately. welcome to "fox news sunday." >> great to be here. >> chris: what is wrong with this material, your life, your choices that the va is using for end of life counseling right now? and the article that you wrote in the "wall street journal" in which you disclosed this, you say that the message is clear, hurry up and die. >> well, the message that they want to communicate i think is that if you have a stroke or if you have a coma situation that somehow your life has lost a little value and may not be worth living any more. my problem with the document, chris is, that the author of it is a proponent of assisted suicide. he is way out there on that issue and the va has been using this. a new directive came out in july urging providers t
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 12:30pm EDT
for the opportunity to have worked with him in the united states congress as his colleague. i admit, i used to hang on to his t-shirt and his coat sleeve on the capitol when i was just a little boy. so when i got a chance to serve on capitol hill, all i needed to do was set my compass to the principles of his life. my father and i were the primary sponsors of the mental health parity and addiction equity act which was signed in law last year. this bill represented not only a legal victory for 54 million americans with mental illness who are being denied equal health insurance, but as one of those 54 million americans, i felt he was also fighting for me to help ease the burden of stigma and shame that acompanies treatment. i will really miss working with dad. i will miss my dad's wonderful sense of self-deprecating humor. when the far right made dad their poser child for their attack ads he used to say, we kennedys sure bring out the best in people. (laughter) >> and when he first got elected and my cousin joe was a member of congress and i came to congress, dad finally celebrated, saying, finally,
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 8:00pm EDT
union. that is the "fox report." i will see you tomorrow. thank you for having us in your home. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- mike: "the o'reilly factor," is on. >> we want to make sure he is not welcome back. mike: the president is left with egg in his face. he was given a hero's welcome. we will have analysis of this outrageous situation. >> millions of people of faith are supporting health insurance reform. >> members of congress, will you? >mike: summer trying to sell obama care on a religious basis. >> there are people in life who i think our karma compromises. mike: dennis miller for some tough talk on nancy pelosi. >> we will start setting out people's first amendment rights. mike: caution, you are about to enter the "no spin zone." "the o'reilly factor," starts right now. hello, i'm mike huckabee reporting for bill o'reilly. the convicted terrorist is the subject of the "talking points memo." here are images of people cheering the return of a murderer. he killed people over lockerbie , sc
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 7:00pm EDT
later. join us on "the situation room" from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. every weekday and on sundays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> first up, a major hurricane scrapes the northeast for the first time in years and the first family heads into the path of the storm. >>> global outrage, imagine the guy who blew your loved ones up on an airplane and he is released from prison early to a hero's welcome. how compassionate is that? >>> war zone at home, gangs and thugs run rampant, families lose children it seems every day, but they refuse to be victims. can we save chicago's deadly streets? hello, i'm don lemon, weakening but still dangerous. that is the tropical storm warnings and huge waves are crashing into east coast beaches this hour. bermuda felt the punch earlier with power outages. this weekend could be a deadly one for east coast beachgoers who venture into the dangerous rip currents spawned by the storm. straight now to jacqui jeras, keeping a close watch on it all. >> the waves have been incredible today, we have seen lots of video of surfers and crashing waves and the threat of rip curren
HLN
Aug 22, 2009 5:00pm EDT
law enforcement officers tells us the remains were so badly mutilated investigators had to use the serial numbers on her breast implants to identify her. her nude body was found in a dumpster behind an apartment complex. she was stuffed inside a suitcase. an arrest warrant was issued thursday for reality tv contestant ryan jenkins who is from canada. nancy grace talked to a royal canadian mounted police official about the search there. >> straight out to sergeant duncan with royal canadian mounted police. he joins us from vancouver. thank you for being with us. sergeant, i understand many authorities believe he is hiding in the metro vancouver area. why do they believe that? >> well, at this point i guess, nancy, some of the original indicators were that he might be attempting to enter canada. at this point we haven't confirmed that he is in canada, but we are obviously not taking any chances and ordering a thorough investigation to figure out if he is here. >> jenkins and fiore were married in march. cnn has been unable to confirm reports that marriage was annulled. >>> the in
HLN
Aug 23, 2009 5:00pm EDT
promised $3 billion for reconstruction. >>> it looks like u.s. support for the war in afghanistan is flagging. 50% of those surveyed think the war didn't worth fighting. joint chiefs of staff admiral mike mullen says he's concerned about that lack of support. he says afghanistan remains vulnerable to being retaken by extremist forces. >> well, i think it is serious, and it is deteriorating. i have said that over the last couple years, that taliban insurgency has gotten better. their tactics just in my recent visits out there certainly indicate that. general mcchrystal is about to wrap up his assessment, and he will come in with that assessment in detail, and i haven't seen that. >> you have no doubt he'll ask for more troops? >> actually, we're not at a point yet where he's made any decisions about asking for additional troops. >> three years ago the u.s. had about 20,000 forces in afghanistan. by the end of this year, that number will be 68,000, including 17,000 sent over by president obama. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is expected to give a report in about two weeks on
ABC
Aug 23, 2009 8:00am EDT
in materially morning hours. that's where abc's stephanie sy is this morning. joining us from chatham, massachusetts. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: good morning, bill. the good news is, by the time hurricane bill had got on shore here, it had weakened a lot. and it moved by quickly. the houses on the shoreline were never in danger. i think we can safely say that all we're left with are the remnants of bill. we're experiencing some wind, big waves and riptides. wind, rain and towering waves, along the massachusetts coast overnight. the long-range effects of a beefy hurricane bill. >> i'm a little surprised it didn't intensify a little more than it did. but what's happened is, all that power, instead of being concentrated in a small area at the center, is spreading out over a larger area. >> reporter: weakening. but still a threat, the category 1 hurricane is heading towards canada, where folks in nova scioscia are preparing for a direct hit. offshore oil rigs there are being monitored carefully. as bill moves cooler waters today, forecasters say it will continue to weaken. but
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 7:00am EDT
of terror. passengers tell us about the moment their packed jetliner dropped like a stone. we answer your questions about turbulence. >>> as children head back to school, we have the swine flu survival kit. >>> and does air conditioning turn you into a popsicle? is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot topics this morning. captions paifor by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. i'm diane sawyer, with chris cuomo. robin is on assignment, on this august 4th, 2009. and everyone has been thinking all along, who could sweep into north korea? who could gain the american journalists? >> the answer is presidentill clinton. he landed in the capital today. >> it's an extraordinary mission, as you say, because of the high level of it. and everybody wondering, since they have been there for five months, we know the sentence was 12 years of hard labor. will it work? let's go straight to martha raddatz and see what she has learned. martha? >> reporter: good morning, diane. the one thing that is clear here is bill clinton would not have go
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 8:00pm EDT
in uniform. thanks for being with us tonight. tonight. >>> up next is "campbell brown." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hey there, everybody. a lot of ground to cover tonight, but we'll start as we always do with the "mash-up." it is, of course, our look at the stories making an impact right now, the moments you may have missed today. don't have to. some new information, and just-released audio recordings give a new window into just how boneheaded some decisions were by airport workers in rochester, minnesota, earlier this month. you remember this story, an express jet flight diverted because of bad weather pap 47 passengers locked on the plane for hours. well, today, federal officials cleared the plane's crew. the captain tried to get those passengers off. >> i need to tell them something. i can't sit here any longer. >> there's no food, and it's just getting really unhappy. and the problem is that the terminal is closed here. and they won't let them get off because the terminal's closed. so, we're stuck here with no lavs, no nothing, no food. what can i tell these people who are
HLN
Aug 22, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. there was a fire at a median security prison just south of lexington housing 1,200 inmates. guards had to use tear gas to get the prisoners under across. eight inmates and eight staff workers were injured but no one had to be admitted to the hospital. >> right now we're happy to report to you that the facility is secure, the inmates are accounted for. we had minimal injuries which are still being assessed to the inmates. and as far as we know right now, minimal if any injuries right now to any staff or department of corrections personnel. >> state police haven't said why the inmates rioted. the prison have been on lockdown when the inmates -- prison officials decided to relax that shortly before the rioting started. >>> as long as they're in lifelong and monogamous same-sex relationships, gays and lesbians can serve as clergy in the lutheran church. the previous policy of the church allowed gays to serve as members of professional rosters only if they were celibate. gays and lesbians recht about 2% of the population. >>> we have learned new details about the killing of a former swimsuit model in c
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2009 11:00am EDT
. a terrific hour coming your way. daily beast gerald posenor joins us and scott horton, defense attorney rebecca rose-wood land and richard engel in afghanistan and ron allen is with the president in martha's vineyard. we want to start by fast forwarding through the top headlines. in afghanistan four u.s. troops killed in a bomb blast. that brings the death toll to 41 americans killed there this month making it the second deadliest month in afghanistan since the 2001 invasion. >>> canadian police say they have identified the woman who brought ryan jenkins to a british columbia hotel where he eventually committed suicide. police aren't releasing her name. only saying that she is a person of interest in the case. >>> president obama has renominated ben bernanke as the chairman of the federal reserve. now, the president interrupted his week-long vacation on martha's vineyard to make the announcement. >> the financial system on verge of collapse with calm and wisdom and bold action and out of the box thinking that has helped put the brakes on our economic free-fall. >> ben bernanke then prai
FOX
Aug 25, 2009 11:00am EDT
police officers. we begin with prince george's county. a car crashed into a u.s. park police cruiser on southbound bw parkway near route 197 this morning. the officer was flown to shock trauma in baltimore. the injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. a woman also had to be hospitalized. that accident backed up traffic on north and southbound lanes throughout the morning but both are now opened. >>> and four hours before that accident, a virginia state trooper was hurt while trying to pull over a suspected drunk driver. the trooper crashed into a jersey wall in the southbound lanes of route 110 near the pentagon. the officer's injuries are said to be minor. the suspect is still on the loose. >>> a shopping trip took a frightening turn for one fairfax county boil. the man on your screen is facing multiple charges accused of cornering the child inside a booth room. police say he followed the 9- year-old inside the dick's sporting goods and tried to hold the boy there against his will. the suspect is 47-year-old steven ligon. it turns out he's a registered sex offender. he to
CNBC
Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
morning, obviously, ann thompson of cnbc in hyannis port bringing us the news. john harwood is our chief washington correspondent and joins us in d.c. today. john, people are going to immediately turn, at least in the business world, to try and answer questions about what this means for the liberal agenda, business policy going forward. do you see any effects in the short to medium term? >> i doubt it, carl. you know, ted kennedy is, as that statement from barack obama said, the foremost legislator of this time. his career had incredible impact for decades. his family had an even greater impact for an even longer period of time. he's one of 60 votes in the senate. there are many like-minded senators. there are strong committee chairs trying to move health legislation and i think democrats will try to use the emotie emotional bounce and umph from this moment and the grief people are feeling to try to propel this initiative forward. but i don't see a very, very large impact in the short-term or the medium term. democrats are going to end up with another senator from massachusetts, whenever
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
developments on the interrogation tactics used by cia on suspected terrorists. investigation by cia's own inspector general will be released today. it's a report concealed for five years but a federal court just ordered it released. elaine is live, what do we know about the findings of this report. >> the cia report is expected to be released today but new details are already emerging. >>> in separate incidents cia interrogators threatened the man suspected of plotting the deadly bombing of the uss cole. according to knowledge sources familiar with the 2004 cia report. sources confirm one interrogation session involved a gun. another an electric drill. both meant to scare the al qaeda prisoner into giving up information. newsweek reports mock executions were staged, including one where a gun was fired in a room next to a detainee to make him believe another prisoner had been killed. the american civil liberties union, which sued to get the cia report released, called the tactics under the bush administration not only reprehensible but illegal and said the american public has a right to kn
CNN
Aug 25, 2009 3:00pm EDT
of us here are on medicare and there may be some who would like to give up their medicare. >> no, none of us do. so what is so wrong with government-provided health care? >> thank you. >> i have one more question. in the proposals you are suggesting, i didn't see any way to control costs. that's been one of our major problems, not only the denial of care shall the rationing of care by health insurance companies but that the costs have gone out of control. so how would you propose it -- how would your system control it? >> i'll send you a cope of that poster board. i don't want to get into it with mayo clinic. in all due respect, here is what they said. the proposed legislation misses the opportunity to help create higher quality, more affordable health care for patients. in fact, it will do the opposite. that's a farrell clear-cut statement from mayo. wellness and fitness, risk rules, the ability to go across state lines to purchase health insurance, reform medical malpractice. give every family a $5,000 refundable tax credit to go any place in america and get the health insurance they
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
-- on that note. i disagree for the simple reason that this country has not been so nice to many of us. now, i am black. another history a little better than the gentleman who called earlier. he is not so nice. we thank god for a family like the kennedys because what has come into fruition has been four thinks -- we have a black president, we had a black governor -- these are initiatives of a good family that god uses. see, we think we're got and have more power than guide. hear this from people who are negative, people who think they really know god, but one good thing is that along with being liberal is that you to whom much is given, much is required. now in the bible all those who are blessed are supposed to give and help. host: mm-hmm. caller: in the jewish religion, the favorites of god, those who gave gave, those were blessed blessed. the remnant of those who are supposed to keep it in carrying it on, so we find a remnant in the kennedy family. host: thanks for the call. more opinion from inside "the washington post." only gerald ford and bill clinton have had worse ratings after seven mon
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
and will they not come out in the next couple of years then? brian: twitter.com. tell us what you think. have the clunkers worked for you have you bought? are you a dealer? the president of the united states an interesting tact yesterday. after going a couple of days without talking about health carat all he sat down with what he considers, some consider, a conserve fife talk show host -- conservative talk show host and had a 25-minute interview in which he took some calls. gretchen: he did. and the president laid out four things that absolutely must be in his idea of what health care reform is here they are. gretchen: must be deficit neutral. i'm not sure what that means. do you? peter: based on the h.r.3100 or whatever number, the big bill is, that there will be an impact. so i don't know where that's coming from. gretchen: it must bend the cost curve. he sounds like an ee condition mist. peter: that's another word for rationzing. gretchen: thank you, peter. insurance reform for all despite preexisting conditions. we've heard that before. peter: and there's agreement with the republicans on
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2009 7:00am EDT
can send us a message by twitter. here is the front page above the fold in "the washington post" -- as a ben bernanke is reappointed, the announcement will come this morning from an elementary school. here is what mr. obama will say "as an expert on the causes of the great depression i'm sure that ben never imagined he would be part of the team responsible for preventing another." he purged the collapse with calm and wisdom with bold action and thinking outside the box. -- he approached that collapsed. these reporters indicate that mr. obama's decision had become the subject of growing speculation. in washington policy circles the president called the fed chairman to the oval office this past wednesday to offer him another four-year term. mr. ben bernanke then flew off to wyoming where he gave the defense of his controversial policies. one of the points, is that appointing a democrat such as janet yellen, alan blinder, would have been popular with many democrats, but a move by mr. obama to install his own person at the fed might have rattled markets and unsettled the foreign inv
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 7:00pm EDT
to free the lockerbie bomber and reaction from the former leader of the investigation, here in the u.s. >> a present inferno. fire consumes a kentucky prison in the midst of a massive riots. now investigators want to know how the prison descended into chaos. >> plus a victim of its own success. as the cash for clunkers program speeds to its monday cut off, folks across the country are racing to the dealer hoping for a last minute bargain. but some are finding out it's already too late. >> julie: a "fox news" whether alerts. the first atlantic hurricane of the season for the off the east coast tonight churning up rough seas and recurrence. hurricane bill will likely not make landfall here in the u.s. but it is still packing or the forceful winds reaching up to 85 mph. it is ruining one of the last vacation weekends of the summer. one of the states being hit forces of massachusetts. resident obama is traveling there tomorrow with his family. the obama specification on barthes vineyard. so far the white house has not said whether the hurricanes will affect their plans. our dominica davis
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> let us begin on this mours morning with those plans to remember senator ted kennedy. nbc's andrea mitchell is outside the kennedy compound in hyannis port. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. here at the compound the kennedy family has been standing vigil round the clock at the senator's side since he died. visitors say the mood inside is quiet, spiritual, it's emotional but it's also a celebration of the senator's life. in nantucket sound, a light chip illuminated the senator's beloved boat "mya" on which he escaped to the sea when he could barely walk or speak. >> as we remember the life and legacy of senator edward moore kennedy. >> reporter: at fenway, a moment of silence from the senator's beloved red sox. tributes poured in all day beginning with the man he all by anointed the political heir to the kennedy dynasty. >> he became not only one of the greatest senators of our time, but one of the most accomplished americans ever to serve our democracy. >> reporter: from across the aisle and political spectrum, policy disagreements were forgotte
WHUT
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
very hard to sell his health care plan. there is a lot for us to hear. we have seen across the country. mickey personal experience -- appearances is a great idea. except he is going to up to tell the public what he wants. as of yet, he is not told the public what he wants. instead, rumor is flying everywhere. fear is flying everywhere. and loathing of what ever this plan is is flying everywhere. >> julie, is the problem with the president that he never told us what he wanted? >> he did want to avoid the mistakes of the clinton era and let congress becomes stakeholders by crafting the bill. we have five different bills as a result. no one has really read them. there are rumors, and the white house is lost control. >> a lot of people are running around the country thinking they know what is in the. >> yes, crying and sobbing. it is ridiculous. it is like the immigration and social security debate. it makes you wonder if it will get derailed like those two. >> the you think we will see reform in health care of this congress this year? >> i think it is impossible until now. what we are see
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 1:00am EDT
. on the surface, looking at it from here in the u.s., it appears to be an innocent mistake. but seen through the lens of worldpolitics, the arrest of three young american hike hoarse apparently strayed into iran from northern iraq takes on a much more dangerous dimension. we have new information on this story we first told you about last night. some of it coming from a high-ranking administration source. but there are lots of serious questions that remain unanswered. for starters, where are the americans now? how is the iranian government treating them? what's the u.s. government doing to bring them home? in a moment we'll have the first reaction to this story from inside the white house. but first we want to tell you more about these hikers and who they are and why, as american civilians, they were even in the area to begin with. our national correspondent, susan candiotti, joins us now with the very latest on this. what you know, susan? >> reporter: there are so many questions. kurdish officials have identified the three americans being detained as joshua fat tall, as well as shane mower a
CNN
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
economic advisor here, she said all of this is going to take time. she uses this description, talking about a lanche ship or a supertanker. you can turn the steering wheel, but it will take time for that ship to turn around. she said that the recovery is similar and everyone has to be patient. >> what's important is not where the president is in the first 100 or the second 100 days. they're going to take the view that in the economy, we inherted an awful mess. they're wapting ingwaiting to final grade is, understanding we have a lot of work to do. they didn't expect we would turn everything around, wave our magic wand, and fix every problem in 200 days. >> when the conversation comes up about these unemployment numbers, the white house again will always say that the president is never satisfied and will not be satisfied untilever american out there out of work and looking for a job can get a job, kiran. >> congress on recess today. we know lawmakers are going back home. they're trying to shore up support for health care reform. this is one town hall meeting. this is kathy caster. take a lo
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
waves and rip currents. rob marciano is tracking it for us this morning. >> hot-button issues. taxpayers will be forced to pick up the tab for health care for illegal immigrants. president obama says that's simply not true. is that really the case? we have the truth squad this morning. >>> a bombshell accusation about president bush's white house straight from one of the most senior officials who work there. we're talking about tom ridge. he's out with a new book. in it, he claims the white house pressured him to raise the terror level days before the 2004 presidential election. the suggestion -- president bush's team was ready to use scare tactics to score political points. we'll talk to jeanne meserve. but first, the back story from our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. >> reporter: the friday before the 2004 election. only two or three points separated democrat john kerry from president bush. suddenly, a twist. osama bin laden released a shocking new videotape and it played nonstop on the arab language network al jazeera. >> translator: your security is not in the
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 1:00am EDT
be a good time for mr. ridge to use his emergency duct tape. frances townsend, a cnn national security adviser and political contributor paul begala. do you believe tom ridge is trying to sell books here? >> absolutely. i will tell you, anderson, it is interesting to me. secretary napolitano, the current secretary asked a bipartisan group to consider suggestions to improve the terror alert system. i'm co-chairing that group. we asked for secretary ridge to express his -- see the group, talk to us and express his concerns or suggestions. that was less than three weeks ago. he never mentioned concern about politicization. >> in 2005 he said publicly and it was quoted in "usa today" at the time though people didn't pay much attention, more often than not we were the least inclined to raise it. sometimes we disagreed with intelligence assessments. sometimes when the intelligence was good you don't necessarily put the country on alert. there were times when people were aggressive about raising it and we said, for that? clearly, he was expressing divisions. he didn't talk about politics in p
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2009 3:00pm EDT
they're going to have reconciliation, the idea of putting us through with democrats only. they want to hold that over the heads of this deal in order to encourage republicans to stay at the table. >> and what about any reaction yet to the numbers today? 59% of people polled in this quinnipiac poll saying they shouldn't do this alone. they want to see something bipartisan done. >> that's always an answer you're going to get from the public. the public always claims they want a shird party, too, if you ask them. wouldn't it be nice to have a third party to compete. you would get a big number for that, but this is one of those where the result is always going to look stronger and the idea of bipartisanship than reality. i guess i wouldn't take that poll question -- i wouldn't say that that poll question is the be all, end all issue. >> got you. thank you so much. good to see you. >>> and now, "the bigger picture." there's a whole new level of misinformation that seems to be stoking republican protesters showing up at town halls across the country. case in point, last night at a senior
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 10:00pm EDT
into an international powder keg. on the surface looking at it from here in the u.s., it appears to be an innocent mistake, but seen through the lens of world politics, the arrest of three young american hikers who apparently strayed into iran from northern iraq takes on a much more dangerous dimension. we have new information on this story we first told you about last night. some of it coming from a high-ranking administration source there. are lots of serious questions that remain unanswered. for starters, where are the americans now? how is the iranian government treating them? and what's the u.s. government doing to bring them home? in a moment we'll have the first reaction to the story from inside the white house, but first we want to tell you more about these hikers and who they are and why as american civilians they were even in the area to begin with. our national correspondent susan candiotti joins us with the latest. what do you know, susan? >> there are so many questions here. kurdish officials have identified the three americans being detained as joshua fattal, seen on his facebook pag
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 4:00pm EDT
, and cnn white house correspondent dan lothian are all working this story for us. i want to start off with elaine quijano. elaine, what else do we know in this newly declassified report? >> reporter: well, suzanne, this is the report right here. as you can see, it's pretty lengthy. we're still going through it. but there are new details about interrogations that took place under the bush administration. for instance, during the questioning of 9/11 mastermind khalid shaikh mohammed, here is what the report found on page 43. "according to this interrogator, the redacted portions are indicated there, you'll see, interrogators said to khalid shaikh mohammed that if anything else happens in the united states, we're going to till your children." also, in addition to details we learned over the weekend about the use of a gun and a power drill to intimidate a detainee into giving up information, now another tactic has been revealed. the report says, quote, in july 2002, blamed operations officer participated with another operations officer in custodial interrogation of a te taney. blank repor
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00pm EDT
, the justice department declassifies an internal cia report on interrogation tactics used on terrorists in the bush administration. >>> tonight they're appointing a prosecutor who was assigned if any legal action is taken. >>> president obama gives the go-ahead for a special interrogation unit that will operate out of the fbi and will report directly to the white house. >>> and few less than president obama's cabinet. so who is helping the president tonight? >>> the associated press is reporting that the l.a. county coroner has ruled michael jackson's death a homicide. the news could mean criminal charges for jackson's personal doctor, dr. conrad murray. murray was in the house with jackson when he died. there are also more details contained in a search warrant, and court documents unsealed today. we have complete coverage tonight with randy in los angeles, and senior legal analyst jeffrey tubin in new york. first randy with the very latest. randy, what can you tell us? >> i know you mentioned the report by the associated press saying the death has been ruled a homicide. i do want to po
NBC
Aug 24, 2009 11:00am EDT
today. tracoryee wilkins joins us live. >> reporter: this is the second largest school system in maryland. and in addition to focusing on the classroom, school owe officials are also focusing on the transportation that gets the little ones there. these are not the nervous ones here. >> i cried at the house. we both did. >> reporter: this is giving former six graders two more years in the elementary buildings before moving to high school. >> it will be teresting. i experienced leaving middle school and going to high school, and it was more exciting. we will see how it goes. >> one of the things we noticed, if you reduce the number of transitions, when a child moves from one school to another, you are more apt to address the needs of that young person. >> the doctor here is serving his first year at the school system. he still faces a number of hurdles as it continues to rate among the lowest performing school systems in the nation. >> we need to increase the achievements of our students. >> they plan to increase safety and accountability on school buses. there is a new card swi
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 6:00am EDT
the prison coming your way. >>> a foreign bank will take over the latest u.s. bank to fail. this is the first time that that has happened. dbva compass out of spain has shot compass bank. >>> today begins the holy month of ramadan. jews are fasting sunrise to sunset, the 30-day observance, the holiest time of the year for muslims. today through september 20th. >>> let's get back to big, bad bill. hurricane bill. isn't forecast to hit the mainland u.s., good news, but still having a huge effect on boaters and beachgoers. take a listen tho this. >> this is bermuda. sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. that number could be updated by the time i talk to reynolds wolf. is that number still accurate, 105-mile-per-hour winds? >> 105 is what we have. i can tell you that is an update we get like say once every three hours. there will be a fluctuation. these storms rarely maintain the same power he tall the time. it will ebb and flow. where is it headed? the path is favorable for people in bermuda. they're getting heavy wave action and for the eastern seaboard, though they'll get heavy waves and rip
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 8:00pm EDT
news on twitter.com. thanks for being with us tonight. please join us tomorrow. for all of us here, thanks for watching. good night from new york. next, campbell brown. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> tonight, hear the questions we want answered. what really killed michael jackson. explosive allegations from court documents just released today. in his final hours, the singer was given one powerful drug after another until the final deadly dose. >> at 10:40 in the morning, the day he died, murray administered 25 milligrams of this propofol to michael jackson. >> will his doctor face criminal charges or was michael jackson ultimately to blame for his own death? >>> tonight, cia agents face criminal investigation for inhumane treatment of suspected terrorists. the big question is, is it national security or dangerous politics? >> it's actually very dangerous to reopen this. >> if people were tortured, if people were murdered, they should be prosecuted, period. >>> also, vacation politics. the white house moves to martha's vineyard. >> this morning the president worked out, p
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
in this morning. you also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org, and on twitter. the obama's are not in the white house this week, but the white house will have a special visitor this week. a philadelphia family will get a tour of the white house. one dozen of the descendants of jennings will view the famous gilbert stuart portrait of washington. the story this morning that we are asking you about is afghanistan. here is the front page of "the new york times." the military says that the afghan forces is insufficient. "military troops sought for procurement in war. the chief envoy to the region this weekend said that they did not have enough troops to do their job, pushed past their limits by taliban rebels who operate across the borders. taliban insurgents continued to bombard the towns and villages with rockets despite a new influx of american troops. in eastern afghanistan, a network of militants has become a main source of attacks against american troops and their afghan allies." further down, "the assessment comes after stanley mcchrystal revealed that he was working to complete a major war s
FOX News
Aug 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
a partner you said to go past cnn. gretchen: join us for the after the show show. have a fabulous monday, everyone. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- megyn: good morning, everybody. health care reform is on the verge of all-out political war. a senate democrat ramping up talk of an explosive packed act that would pass a bill -- an explosive tactic that would pass the bill with zero republican support. chuck schumer saying that his hand is on the new button. >> the bottom line is that we prefer a bipartisan approach, which is why senator reid and president obama bent over backwards, this bipartisan bill was supposed to be done after a series of deadlines. at some point soon after we get back, if we do not have a bipartisan bill we bill never be able to meet the goal of having a bill signed into law by the end of the year. yes, we are considering alternatives. megyn: that is where we begin this morning. welcome, greg. gregg: good to see you. you can feel him edging closer to that music button. megyn: he does not
FOX News
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
. hopefully nobody's handing him his approval ratings. brian: they're not strong. for him, anyway. used to be at 70%. for a while it was 60%. right now if you go on the weekly ratings, the weekly poll with galup -- and they've been doing this for a while, the galup family. his approval rating is 52%. that's a significant drop considering where it was. last month it was at 59%. it was really before, eric, this whole health care debate began. eric: o'reilly put this out last night. he was 40% of the people polled in rasmussen strongly disapproved. i mean strongly, not just disapproved. only 28% strong lay proved. -- strong lay proved. there's a real movement with people getting more and more upset with how he's handling the health care debate. gretchen: there's been little flip in people who describe themselves as liberals. as you might expect. the same would have been true for the most part for george bush, that the ardent supporters probably aren't going to change their mind. however, the two key groups, the independents -- remember, this is how barack obama got elected, because so muc
FOX News
Aug 23, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. >> they feel like a burden and they should do the decent thing and diements we say, please, use any type of a tool that's most suitable for you and your loved one. >> julie: tonight, the controversy over the va's end of lifeguard and whether it's sending on the right message. taking on the h1n1, the unprecedented plan to take on the swine flu, hoping to vaccinate americans in just a few months. with supply shortages also being predicted is the plan too ambitious? >> plus, greece is burning. one of the most ancient and historic places on earth, the cradle of civilization, engulfed in flames. efforts to control the fires, hampered by intense winds and they're pleading for any help they can get. >> we begin with a weather alert though, at least one person now confirmed dead. and nine others rushed to the hospital after they were almost swept out to sea by a powerful wave from hurricane bill. we're told it happened at acadia national park in maine, as a crowd was watching the surf along some rocks. a park ranger originally said the wave came over the crowd and swept several people away. wel
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 4:00am EDT
ted kennedy dies of brain cancer, and will advocates of healthcare reform try to use kennedy's death to boost their cause? a former c.i.a. inspector general talks about dick cheney's influence in his report on enhanced interrogations and south carolina's embattled governor answered a call from list second in command to step down. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm he bret baier. senator edward kennedy is being remembered are today as an iconic larger than life figure who was the anchor of america's first family of politics. kennedy died tuesday night at his cape cod home a little more than a year after being diagnosed with brain cancer. it was the final chapter in a he very public and often troubled life. >> at the end of our journey and always before us shines that ideal of liberty and justice for all. >> not by his own choosing, edward kennedy became the surrogate patriarch of a political dynasty, his life a series of triumphs an losses, all positions prominently in the public eye. he was the youngest of nine children, and by the ear
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
with a burial here in arlington national cemetery. megan mcgrath joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: senator edward kennedy will be buried with congressional honors saturday evening. an army firing party will fire a volley and a bugler will play "taps" during the ceremony. visitors will be able to go to arlington. it will be open on saturday. but they will be kept away from the kennedy burial site. he was a son o massachusetts. but the liberal lion spent much of his time at his second home here in washington. ted kennedy's years in the senate along with his two years in the army qualify him for burial at arlington national m cemetery much his grave expected to be 95 feet south wrf the eternal flame burns in memory of john f. kennedy. also buried at the site, brother robert. >> the hope rises again. >> reporter: while ted kennedy spent much of his life in the public eye, his burial service will be private with only family and friends in attendance. visitors wishing to see other parts of the cemetery will be able to do so but will be kept site. and robert e. lee house on the hill al
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >>> when you talk about the economy, cities and towns across the country, is the worst behind us? former chairman alan greenspan thinks it is. >> i'm pretty sure we've seen the bottom. if you look at weekly production figures from various industries, it's clear we've turned perhaps in the middle of last month, the middle of july. >> christine romans minding your business, do you believe it? >> maybe he's right. if he's right, is the obama administration in a tough position. jobs numbers showing people off the jobs, unemployment higher even next year. even if you've got all the smartest people in the room, by the way, that one in particular who didn't think the housing market would crash, even if the smartest in the room think the worst is behind us, still have what people are feeling on main street. it will be tough next year. great, a recovery may be coming. what's it going to feel like? it's still going to hurt. that's the political problem for the white house. >> larry summers spoke out over the weekend on cbs saying never good to rule things out meaning hiking taxes on the middle cla
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 7:00am EDT
on detainee tactics. one of the headlines this morning says that the cia used a gun and a power drill to threaten duties. we want to get your reaction this morning. -- to threaten detainee's. in the paper this morning, reporting on this story -- here is the headline. it says a bush officials filed the charges over tactics in this terror case. the reporters with their leaves say that a cia officer who allegedly used a gun to intimidate it captured al qaeda suspect was formally disciplined for violating the agency's rules for conducting interrogations', but the bush administration justice department officials ultimately declined to file charges against him, according to two former intelligence officers familiar with the case. this is in "the washington post" today. there are a lot of related stories in the papers today. in this particular case they write that the cia officer eventually resigned. this was confirmed yesterday. inspector general's report which is slated to be released in the classified form tomorrow. the first call on all of this -- todd on the independent line. caller: he
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
eminence, thank you for being here. you grace us with your presence. to all the musicians who have come here, my father loved the arts and he would be so pleased for your performances today. my heart is filled. and i first want to say thank you. my heart is filled with appreciation and gratitude to the people of massachusetts, my father's loyal staff who in many ways, my dad's loss is just as great for them as it is for those of us in our family. and to all of my father's family and friends who have come to pay their respects, listening to people speak about how my father impacted their lives and the deep personal connection that people felt with my dad has been an overwhelming emotional experience. my dad had the greatest friends in the world. all of you here are also my friends, and his greatest gift to me. i love you just as much as he did. sarah brown, president obama, president clinton, secretary clinton, president bush, president carter, you honor my family by your presence here today. i remember how my dad would tell audiences years ago, "i don't mind not being president. i just
FOX News
Aug 23, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. good to see you. that does it for us. i'm eric shawn. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby. the news continues in washington with shannon bream live for you right now. keep it on fox. thank you for joining us today. have a great day. >> shannon: new information today on what critics call the death book. it's a 52-page manual veterans affairs is using for end-of-life counseling for the nation 24 million veterans. critics say the message it gives to severely injured vets is hurry up and die. a top v.a. official who was injured in battle says it's not true. a prominent senator is calling for hearings. i'm shannon bream live in washington for the next two hours. all the new developments in the study were on fox news sunday with chris wallace. caroline shively joins us from washington with details. >> hi to you, shannon. the controversy is over a booklet on the v.a. website called "your life, your choice." veterans can use it to decide what they want for end-of-life care, to figure out how they want things handled by their doctors. one part of the booklet, it lists different health scenarios you ca
FOX News
Aug 31, 2009 1:00pm EDT
: that is all for us. jon: over to "the live desk." [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- martha: hello, everyone. trace: we are live, inside and all over the fox news room. behind me is the national desk. over here, this is the foreign desk. every picture that comes into fox news comes in through here. on "the live desk" brand new pictures will always be on the right-hand side of the screen. in the top box, breaking news from southern california. governor schwarzenegger declaring a state of emergency for four counties. the station fire has now doubled in size, to 85,000 acres, with more than 10,000 homes in its path. humidity is low and the worst case scenario is developing, hot gusting winds. in the middle box, new pictures inside the living hell that was casey lee dugard's backyard prison for years. now her captor is being investigated as a possible serial killer. there is word she was employed and interacting with the outside world. and we will soon get a major announcement from gov. pat to do all about ted kenned
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 11:00am EDT
mainland in the u.s. everybody felt great, but still you can't just breathe a sif relief here. still things to watch out for. >> absolutely. look at big picture, you're right. this is really a good thing. the storm actually, at least appears, it's going to miss mainland. mainland usa. show you the big picture for a moment and give you up to date details. the storm weakened since the last update. rite now, 100 miles per hour. gusts up to 120. and this part of the screen, the storm's actually leaving bermuda. still having heavy surf action. the storm making its way up towards the canadian maritime expected to veer off to the north and northeast. look at this. latest path, the national hurricane center bricks it farther north. o'8:00 p.m. saturday, and sunday morning and afternoon, evening, veering off to the northeast and the as it does so affecting the canadian maritimes. currently we have tropical storm watching in effect for parts of nova scotia, possibly making landfall as a storm or hurricane into sunday and monday. as you talked about, issues, though, in parts of the eastern seaboard. n
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